South Africa

National Road Traffic Act, 1996

Determination of extension of licensing and registration period

Government Notice 431-B of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 43183 on 30 March 2020

  • Assented to on 30 March 2020
  • Commenced on 30 March 2020

  • [Up to date as at 30 March 2020]
  1. [Repealed by Determination of extension for the validity period of a learner's licence, driving licence card, licence disc, professional driving permit and registration of a motor vehicle Directions, 2020 (Government Notice 491 of 2020) on 4 May 2020]

I, Fikile Mbalula, MP, Minister of Transport, acting in terms of section 18 (7) of the National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996), hereby extend the licensing and registration period as set out hereunder:(a)During the lock-down, the validity period for learner’s licence, driving licence, motor vehicle licence disk, temporary permit, professional driving permit and road worthy certificates shall be deemed to be valid and shall be extended for a further grace period of 30 days from the date of expiry of a lock-down period, unless determined otherwise by the Minister.(b)The validity period for the renewal of a motor trade number licence during the lock-down, shall be deemed to be valid and shall be extended for a further grace period of 6 months from the date of expiry of a lock-down period, unless determined otherwise by the Minister.(c)Driving licence testing centres and vehicle testing stations will remain closed during lock-down period.This Notice shall become effective from the date of publication in the Government Gazette.Mr F.A. Mbalula, MPMinister of Transport

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